Welcome Back Winter Carnival: January 11-13

A snowy campus at dusk

We're celebrating the start of the second semester and the return of our STUdents with a Welcome Back Winter Carnival.

Join us January 11, 12, and 13 for indoor and outdoor events that will bring our campus community together!


Wednesday, January 11

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Campus Resource Fair
JDH lobby


Learn all about what resources and supports are available on campus. There will also be a table where you can buy some STU swag.

12:00 PM -1:00 PM
Wabanaki Wednesday
Wabanaki Student Centre

Join us in the Wabanaki student centre for a free homecooked lunch! This week will be corn soup, chili and rolls. Everyone is welcome!

12:00 PM
Ice sculpture carving
Lower Courtyard

Watch award winning sculptor Joel Palmer, of Swamp Bear Art, transform blocks of ice into a STU-themed sculpture.


4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Paint and sip with STUSU

Flex your creative muscles by painting a canvas masterpiece of your choosing


6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Movie night
JDH Student Lounge

Wear your comfy clothes and join us for a movie night on campus. Popcorn and movie snacks will be provided. Students will vote on the movie at the start of the evening. Doors open at 6:30 PM and the movie will start at 7:00 PM.


Thursday, January 12

9:00 AM -11:00 AM
Breakfast Club
JDH Student Lounge

Start your day off on the right foot with some free breakfast snacks.


9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Cooking Class
Holy Cross kitchen (first floor)

Learn to make vegan or beef chili and fresh cornbread. Everyone is welcome!


11:30 AM -1:00 PM
Free Lunch
Holy Cross, Room 7

Chasing the chills with chili — join us for a free lunch!


2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fun in the Courtyard
Lower Courtyard

Join us in the lower courtyard for:

  • Mini donuts
  • Hot chocolate and cider
  • Maple taffy on snow from Dumfries Maple
  • Frozen lawn games
  • Photos with the ice sculpture and the STU mascot


7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Coffee House
Great Hall

Wind down with live entertainment, hot beverages, and free snacks.

Friday, January 13

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM 
Kick off to $10 Friday Lunches

Every Friday this semester you can have lunch in meal hall for $10! Open to all students, staff and faculty!


4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Tailgate party for Basketball

JDH lobby

Gather before the games for some popcorn, cotton candy and ice cream before walking down the hill together to cheer on the Tommies basketball teams. Admission to the games is FREE for students!


6:00 PM 
Women’s Basketball Game
Lady Beaverbrook Gym

Cheer on the Tommies as they take on the Mount Allison Mounties!

8:00 PM
Men’s Basketball game

Lady Beaverbrook Gym

Cheer on the Tommies as they take on the Mount Allison Mounties!